Cape Town, the second most populous city in South Africa, and the legislative capital of the nation. This port city is recognized as one of the 10 most beautiful city in the world by Forbes. Cape Town is considered the most popular tourist destination in South Africa since the natural environment, architectural heritage, a highly developed infrastructure and beautiful beaches.
South Africa is among the most developed nations in the African health sector and some of the world class hospitals in Cape Town is located in the country’s capital. These hospitals, especially private hospitals offering opportunities to international standards. A visitor, it is better to have health insurance when seeking treatment in these hospitals.
Below is given a brief note on some of the leading hospitals in Cape Town.
Groote Schuur Hospital (GSH) of the best-known university medical center in Cape Town and is situated on the slopes of Devil’s Peak in Cape Town City, South Africa. tertiary care are supported by a world-class, instructor-government hospital was founded in 1938 and world Dr.Christian Barnard performed the first human heart transplant in this institution. This high academic hospital of the University of Cape Town, and high-quality health services in all areas of medicine, and is particularly well known for its trauma unit, internal medicine, neurosurgery and anesthesiology departments Center. Groote Schuur is an internationally renowned research and education institution that attracts foreign doctors and medical students every year. The hospital’s special fertility clinic with all modern facilities. offered by the hospital healthy and safe environment is remarkable. Phone: +27 (0) 21 404 9111
Panorama Medi-Clinic is located in Rothschild Boulevard , Panorama, Cape Town 7500 is a another reliable hospital in South Africa. This modern 386-bed hospital owned and operated by Medi-Clinic Corporation, one of the largest private health care provider in the world. Medi-Clinic Corporation operates 43 private hospitals in South Africa and Namibia Panorama Medi-Clinic operates 2 in Cape Town, multidisciplinary and eminent doctors and nurses employed in all major classes, a world-class clinical and surgical services. This well-equipped hospital, was established in 1986, and later opened two special units of global standards, hearts Unit and Oncology Department in 1995, and endoscopy special unit and neonatal critical care unit in 1998. The hospital is well known for its carefully planned design modern operation theaters and successful management. Between this a favorite hospital foreign community and the hospital’s special section for international patients, where guests are provided with luxurious accommodation with all facilities like a pharmacy, cafe, hair salon, restaurant, etc. Phone: +27 (0) 21 938 2111
Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital of most renowned Children’s Hospital in sub-Saharan Africa and is situated in Rondebosch, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. This 300-bed modern hospital in the public sector was formed in 1956, and its relationship with the University of Cape Town School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of the Western Cape and Stellenbosch University dental school. This well-equipped referral hospital offering world-class medical care in pediatrics cost-effective manner. It is also one of the most well-known center for pediatric medical and surgical training. The hospital’s many remarkable achievements, as this is the first pediatric heart transplant in 1990, the first double transplant of liver and kidney, in 1997, the first living-related liver transplant in 2002
Netcare Blaauwberg Hospital is another well-known hospital Cape Town, which is high-quality health services according to international standards. This 100-bed modern hospital in the private sector, located in Waterville Crescent, Sunningdale Blaauwberg.The hospitals employ eminent doctors in all departments and the latest medical and surgical facilities, including a maternity unit, neonatal intensive care, pediatrics, an emergency unit 3 operating theaters, renal dialysis unit, an adult intensive care unit, radiology and trauma unit. Accident and emergency services are well equipped to meet unexpected situations and a helicopter landing area provided at the hospital, where easy access to all medical emergencies. This hospital was founded in 2007 and is well known for its patient-centered approach and a warm and caring environment. The hospital strives to consistently high nurse – patient ratio ensuring maximum personal care and comfortable stay for patients and their families. Phone: +27 (0) 21 554 9015